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Wates, Apollo and Breyer win big South London housing refurb jobs

Apollo, Wates and Breyer have all won contracts worth in excess of £100 million as part of the London Borough of Southwark’s 10 year housing repairs programme.

Wates was the biggest winner with a £200m deal, covering works in the Bermondsey and Rotherhithe areas of the borough, while Apollo’s contract, covering Peckham and Camberwell, is worth £150m.

Breyer’s deal - in the Borough, Bankside and Walworth areas – is worth £120m over the 10 year programme.

Work to be carried out by the contractors includes refurbishment to both external and internal parts of the buildings such as corridors and staircases, flat and pitched roof renewals, structural and concrete repairs, window renewals, landscaping and environmental improvements.

A fourth geographical lot for Dulwich, Nunhead and Peckham Rye – worth £30m – was awarded to London refurbishment specialist A&E Elkins while Saltash Enterprises was awarded a £30m deal covering work on major voids and street properties.